Women in STEM on Long Island

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According to the National Science Foundation, while women comprise half of the workforce, less than 30% hold STEM careers (2018). When we take a closer look, women in STEM are mainly represented in the health science and research divisions, but if we compare these findings to architecture and engineering, women are less represented. In order […]

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Molloy College – Virtual Saturday Science for Students

Molloy College is offering two more Virtual Saturday Science for Students with the Explorer’s Club discussions this year. On Saturday, November 21st, hear Dr. Robert Nuzzi, Aquatic Scientist, talk about his career. On Saturday, December 5th, listen as Dr. Artie Kopelman, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at SUNY, speak about his career as a population ecologist […]

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Science Thursdays at Brookhaven Lab

Science Thursdays at Brookhaven Lab is a virtual live Q&A conversation series on the third Thursday of the month with STEM professionals. During the 45 minute Q&A sessions, students and teachers learn about BNL’s research, its impact on society, and possible career paths. Check out the Office of Educational Programs webpage for information about these […]

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October marks the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices. According to U.S. Secretary of Labor, Eugene Scalia, “Ensuring that America’s workplaces continue to include and accommodate people with disabilities will be an important part of our […]

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Newsday Media Group’s 2020-2021 College Guide

For the past 11 years, Newsday has developed a College Admissions & STEAM Guide for students, parents, and educators. The online guide is packed with resources such as a downloadable financial aid toolkit, worksheets, and a planning timeline. If you are looking to get more information about higher education choices available, this guide is an […]

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National Hispanic American Heritage Month

From September 15th to October 15th we recognize National Hispanic American Heritage Month. It’s a time to pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society today. According to the Hispanic Heritage Month site, “National Hispanic Heritage Month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both […]

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